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Supplying to Government

Supplying to Government Magazine & Meet the Buyer Briefings


The procurement of goods and services for the South Australian Government has a substantial connection to the South Australian economy, amounting to more than $11 billion annually.

To continue to provide information to business and industry about up coming procurements, assistance available for businesses and how to get involved in supplying to government, the Office of the Industry Advocate has developed the new Supplying to Government Magazine and a series of videos with State Government Procurement specialists.

View the latest release below:

Meet the Buyer

Learn more from Procurement specialists within State Government on:

  • How State Government agencies identify local businesses
  • Feedback on tender submissions
  • Assistance with quotes and tenders
  • Panels
  • How a business can approach a State Government Agency for the first time
  • How to access forward procurement plans

Meet the Buyer: SA Health, Procurement Specialist Services – Suzanne Johns

Meet the Buyer:  Department for Education, Chief Procurement Officer – Nathan Hawkes

Register with our database to ensure your kept up to date on the latest releases.


Supply to Gov Workshops


One of the roles of the Industry Advocate is to build the capability and capacity of businesses based in South Australia to participate in government contracts. To help achieve this, the Industry Advocate runs Supply to Gov workshops.

As a potential supplier to the government you need to know who to contact, importantly, how to find business opportunities to effectively compete as well as understanding the rules and processes.

If you are interested in working with the State Government, attending a Supply to Gov workshop is a great place to start, as it covers;

  • how the government market works,
  • knowing your customer,
  • understanding the process,
  • finding opportunities,
  • building relationships, and
  • tendering to win.

To learn more, contact the office on 8226 8956 or register to receive updates here.

Currently, Supply to Gov Workshops are being held virtually online. To watch a recording of a recent Supply to Gov Workshop CLICK HERE or on the image below.

If you would like to register for an upcoming virtual workshop held online please contact our office.

Make a start at getting your business ‘Ready to Tender’ with the online guide, designed to help South Australian businesses navigate the procurement process.



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